Powel Crosley, Jr. YMCA Masters Swimming

Mission: To promote achievement, supportive relationships and a sense of belonging in order to nurture the full potential of every adult and child.

REGISTER FOR PCY MASTERS by going to the Home page and clicking on Join the Tigersharks. Scroll down to the Masters prompt. Remember to complete BOTH the online information portion and the printed Payment Authorization Form.

Practice Schedule: 

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 6:00-7:00 am
Saturday: 7:00-8:30 am
OPEN MASTERS WORKOUTS: 
Open Masters Workouts are open to any Masters swimmers. New swimmers are welcome. They are coach-led and usually include an opportunity to practice off the starting blocks. We conclude these practices by socializing over bagels and coffee.
 
Competition:
Participation in Masters Swim Meets is both fun and challenging. It is also entirely optional. For more information on upcoming meets, click the links below.

Upcomig Meets:

2020 YMCA Masters National Meet -May 7-10 2020 @Rosen YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando, FL. 

We will compete as Greater Cincinnati YMCA

Click Below for full information:

http://ymca.ymcaswimminganddiving.org/displaypageGroup.asp?Cat=2020Masters

2020 YMCA MASTERS NATIONAL MEET

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati Team 

The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati will again send one team to compete in the 2020  YMCA Masters National Meet in Orlando, FL May 7-10 2020.  Swimmers age 19 and older from any YMCA of Greater Cincinnati branch are welcome to participate. The team finished 2nd in 2019 and are excited to take a bigger team and possibly finish as National Champions this year!

Swimmers must meet the eligibility requirements as stated in the meet information (found here). This includes having a full privilege membership at any YMCA of Greater Cincinnati branch, beginning no later than April 7, 2020 and continuing through the end of the meet (May 10, 2020).

Meet Information and Entry Procedure:

  • This meet uses the Club Assistant meet entry system. Click here.
  • Follow the instructions. Select YMCA of Greater Cincinnati - #4803 as your YMCA. Use the full name, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, not just Cincinnati.
  • Entry deadline is April 10th, 2020.

 

Relays:  

  • Relays will be created after the individual entry deadline. Please let Stacey Tepe (stepe@cincinnatiymca.org) know by April 10, 2020 if you will be available for relays, including which relays and days. Relays will be announced prior to the meet but are subject to change.
  • Please provide Stacey with your individual times for compiling relay teams.
  • Relay fees are $5 per person per relay and will be charged to your account.

 

Lodging:

  • We have reserved a block of rooms at Hyatt Place Orlando Convention Center across from the pool. Reservations can be made by calling 1-888-638-0505.  Tell them you are with The Greater Cincinnati YMCA group. Our Group rate is $129. You can also call the Hotel directly and follow the prompts to make your reservation, 407-370-4720. When they ask for your email they will also ask if you would like to enroll as a World of Hyatt member, reply yes and that will get you free breakfast every morning. 
  • There are also different hotel options that you may choose in the area.

 

Team Social:

  • We will have a YMCA of Greater Cincinnati team social/dinner on Thursday, May 7th at Pizzeria Uno (8250 International Drive in Orlando – just up the street from the pool) from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  You will order and pay for your own food and beverages, but we have reserved space. Please sign up for the social on our team website www.pcytigersharks.org under events so we know how many to expect. Please add a note if you are bringing anyone (spouse, friend, etc.).
  • The meet social for all Masters swimmers and guests, will be on Saturday evening, May 9th. Please sign up for that event on the meet entry page. You will need to purchase tickets if you would like to attend the meet social tickets will not be available after the registration deadline.

 

Team Shirt & Cap: 

  • Our team colors are Purple and Silver. If you have a gray or purple team shirt from past years, please bring it. We will also offer the following apparel items:
    • Silver/Gray t-shirt with Purple lettering (same design as the Purple shirts in the past) - $12 each
    • Purple baseball cap or visor - $18 each
    • Swim cap (Silver with Purple lettering) - $5 for Latex, $12 for Silicone
    • Silver/Gray long-sleeve lightweight hooded t-shirt with Purple lettering (same design as t-shirt) - $18
  • Please contact Stacey Tepe (stepe@cincinnatiymca.org) with shirt size and cap (latex or silicone) preference as soon as possiblebut no later than April 1st

Stacey Tepe will be the contact person before and during the meet. Please don’t hesitate to contact her with any questions.   

  

USMS Information:        

United States Masters Swimming is an adult aquatic fitness program that helps individuals maintain a healthy lifestyle. While competitions are available, USMS also serves those who swim for fitness or just for fun.
Registration with USMS is quick, easy, online and moderately priced. You will gain access to the latest information, teaching, workouts and competitions for adult swimmers. You will receive a bi-monthly magazine, SWIMMER, a monthly e-newsletter, an opportunity to build your own blog, photo album and fitness tracker. You may choose to participate in opportunities such as the 1-Hour Swim, the Postal Distance Swim, weekend swim clinics plus local, regional and national USMS swim meets. The USMS website also helps you find local clubs and pools when you travel and weekly workouts online.

To register, click on either of these sites:

USMS (U.S. Masters Swimming)

Our team name is PCY